Born into slavery in 1850, inventor and entrepreneur Sarah E. Goode was the first African-American woman to be granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She received the patent for her invention of a folding cabinet bed in 1885. She died in 1905.
Written testimony of Ann Putnam against Sarah Good, 1692. #salemwitchtrials
We celebrate black inventors, such as Sarah Goode, at the #PuffCuff. She was the first African American woman to receive a US Patent. She invented a folding cabinet bed. #BlackHistoryMonth www.thepuffcuff.com
Rejected Lover Charged With Sarah Goode's Murder - Spurned Suitor Arrested for Sarah Goode's Murder July 12, 2014 - A 19-year-old former Marine whose advances were rejected by 21-year-old Long Island mom Sarah Goode has been arrested in connection with her murder. Dante Taylor was arraigned on murder charges in a Central Islip courtroom as grisly details of Goode's death were revealed by prosecutors.